Handicrafts industry overshadows Jodhpur economy

April 17, 2017

EU Economy

Handicrafts industry overshadows Jodhpur economy

Jodhpur handicraft industry has eclipsed almost every other industry in this second largest city of Rajasthan in recent years. The importance of handicrafts industry makes Jodhpur news weightage over other cities’ across the country.Especially wooden furniture made in Jodhpur has always been in great demand not only across India but abroad too. The furniture export alone accounts for more than Rs 1 crore in Jodhpur’s economy. The large profits in wooden furniture often qualify for a lot of space in Jodhpur news as the figures are remarkable. The handicrafts industry provides employment to more than 200,000 people in Jodhpur.

Under the reign of Maharaja Umed Singh, Jodhpur grew into a fine modern city. Later, the city’s handicrafts industry also prospered under the British Raj. The merchants, the Marwaris, flourished endlessly. They came to occupy a dominant position in trade throughout India. Marwaris are famous for their business skills across the country. Their skills of trade were brilliantly woven with their handicrafts talents. This brought out the dominant handicrafts industry that has eclipsed the economy of Jodhpur. Weather in the city is dry and hot, a typical desert weather. The climate conditions in the city leave little scope for agriculture to flourish. Wheat and red chilli are the only crops mostly cultivated in Jodhpur. This gives more leverage to cottage and handicrafts industries in the city.

Other handicrafts that flourish in the city as Jodhpur news often points out are textiles and metal utensils. Bicycles, ink and sports goods made in Jodhpur are also in high demand across India. The cottage industry of the city, too, often claims large space in Jodhpur news. The cottage industries that manufacture glass bangles, carpets, cutlery and various marble products are often the gifts of token presented to esteemed foreign visitors to the city. Even political visitors to Rajasthan are presented with special handicrafts items from Jodhpur.

Jodhpur Hindi news is often sings laurels for the city’s handicrafts. One can avail Jodhpur handicrafts right from ones homes as several traders in the city provide online shopping and delivery facilities. However, if you want to the authentic feel of these handicraft items, it is suggested you visit the city and have your own pick from the widest range of handicraft items available in the country. Jodhpur is connected to various big cities through daily flights. Daily flights from Delhi, Udaipur and Jaipur connect the city to the outside world. The city offers various means of local transport. Taxis, auto rickshaws and tongas can be found in every nook and corner of the city. Jodhpur Hindi news is the best place to find information on local transport in the city.

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